Betty Trask Award Best First Novel (nominee)
Set in East Africa, in 1978, this novel tells the tale of Julia, who falls for Patrick's tales of Africa, and his picture of life in Ledorot. But his Africa is not the place she dreamed of and his paradise becomes a prison.
Used availability for Philippa Blake's Mzungu's Wife
April 1988 : UK Hardback
November 1989 : UK Paperback